- n cheerfulness that bubbles to the surface
- n inappropriate playfulness
- How far can one TV chef go on weapons-grade perkiness and 30-minute meals? Cupcake Nation Joel Stein says there's nothing inherently wrong with the cupcake.
- Ill also hand out an Oscar for golden perkiness to Witherspoon, who looked lovely in a spangled dress, and sparkled indefatigably on her own.
- But she has charm and perkiness and if she doesn't entirely persuade us to suspend disbelief, she at least gets us to elide it.